Emergency Services Cadets
Southern Hills Christian College offers the opportunity for high school aged students to be a part of the Emergency Services Cadets. Cadets participate in interesting and challenging training that provides practical life skills, develops leadership, teamwork and initiative, and fosters qualities of community responsibility and service. Students that are involved in ESCC also benefit from the opportunity to accredit hours completed directly to their completion of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award.
Core Modules include:
- First Aid & Emergency
- Radio communications
- Safe operation of equipment
- Fire safety and preparedness
- Search & Rescue techniques
- Community service
- Navigation and bushcraft
- Drills and ceremonials
- Personal & social skills
All cadet units have a unit coordinator and a number of instructors to provide leadership.
There are currently over 100 cadets and 10 adult leaders or instructors in the Southern Hills Christian College unit.
Cadets is held every Wednesday during the school term between 3:30 and 5:00PM at the College. Cadets are required to wear their Emergency Services Cadet t-shirts, and black shorts or pants when participating. Cadets are required to have their application form submitted prior to their second attendance.
Cadets is a government funded organisation, and is free of cost to participants. At the end of each term reward activities are provided for those who have a high percentage of attendance. At the end of Term Four cadets are also invited to attend a three-day camp in Busselton.
For more information, please contact the College on 9497 1751.